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  1. 3 votes
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    • It would be useful if we could create a free postage code, rather than a discount code. That way we could introduce new buyers to our shops

      It would be useful if we could create a free postage code, rather than a discount code. Or even just a code that we could set the value of - a little bit like a gift voucher redeemed on Purchases.
      That way we could introduce new buyers to our shops with a free postage offer - or it could be given or used for people in our local area.

      3 votes
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      • IT would be useful if we could have a download to save of all of our listings in our shops.

        I would find it very useful if i could take a download of all of the listings in my shop. Would this be possible please?

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        • Environmental Statement

          I was wondering if there were any plans to have an environmental policy statement/section for shops? I would be keen to have this as a link in the top section of my shop, similar to the links for ‘Buying from me’ and ‘Privacy policy’.

          At the moment I’m listing some of my environmental standards in my ‘About’ section but as information that’s put there is freeform and individual to each seller, as a buyer I wouldn’t necessarily know to look there to get this kind of information. A brand’s environmental standards are certainly something that affect my purchase decisions and…

          3 votes
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          • API

            An API would be amazing.

            10 votes
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            • The ability to use CSV files for bulk uploads of new inventory.

              Using a CSV file with all your data under sub headings allows you to upload all of your inventory in one upload rather than having to list all items individually and would save a ridiculous amount of time.

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              • Wedding Gifts

                I mainly supply personalised gifts, mainly to the wedding market. Im so surprised you do not have a wedding gifts category. You have a thank you gifts for bridesmaids etc. Is there any chance of adding a new category of wedding gifts or even personalised gifts or both. Thank you Fiddlestick Crafts

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                • Password change suggestion

                  Could Folksy provide a "confirm new password" or a "show " icon when a new password is made?
                  It's too easy to make a new word, misspell it, not be able to check it then drive yourself crazy retyping it.
                  I know there's a link for a forgotten password; that's fine if you also remember you've changed you email details!

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                  • Stock identification numbers

                    It would be useful for us to be able to give each item we list an individual stock number when listing an item so we can easily identify which item has been sold.
                    For instance our seaweed themed decorations are all slightly different but very similar to look at on a photo online. I label each item here before it goes into stock but when one is sold on Folksy i have to go by the pictures to know which particular one has been ordered. Having a stock number would tell me instantly which item to go to.

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                    • Search for producers by location

                      If I wanted to buy local to where I live is there a way of searching for local producers or is it a option you could add?

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                      • Free Shipping option if buyer lives in your local area/vicinity

                        Could we have a Free Shipping option (only available to buyers who live in your immediate local area/vicinity?). You can deliver it in person @ the buyer's house once payment is received.

                        This would be better than buyer coming to your house.

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                        • Search facility within listings

                          Hello, I have brought this up before, but it was a good while back. I really think a search facility is needed when we are managing our listings.

                          I currently have three pages of listings, and although archaic it is possible to use CTRL &F to try to search, but it isn't possible from a mobile.

                          I have closed my shop previously due to the unmanageable dashboard/clumsy workarounds, and hoped it had been resolved, especially as a decent Stats system had been recently given a facelift.

                          Also the option to delete/hide a listing when viewing the item would be very…

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                          • Billing information split

                            I have a plus account and re list some items every day. When I get my bill there are hundreds of entries to go through to check it, particularly when my bill has rolled over 2 or 3 months, because orders are mixed in with the listings. If possible could the bill have 2 sections...one showing listing fees, and a separate section listing orders?

                            20 votes
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                            • A channel to reply to enquiries through Folksy rather than through own email. I had an enquiry from a buyer through Folksy las week w

                              I had an enquiry from a buyer through Folksy las week wanting to know if I could supply an item that she thought was the perfect item in time for an anniversary gift. I replied immediately. And was surprised that someone so keen did not come back so I emailed another 2 times .....apologising in case she had changed her mind and wondering if my reply had arrived.
                              She replied yesterday saying that she had only just seen my reply in her spam folder........she thought I had not replied and had bought elsewhere.
                              One, this makes me look like I…

                              9 votes
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                              • Collection Descriptions

                                It would be great if there could be a format where we could add a description at the top of each Collection page.

                                5 votes
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                                • Collections Menu at the side on product pages

                                  It would be really great if there could be a side menu of our collections when customers click on individual product pages. It would make navigation much easier for them, as they could go back into the collection they were in to look at more products, or switch categories. It saves them time when ordering multiple items, and makes our stores much more user friendly.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • A category for leathercrafts

                                    A category for Leather, leather crafts, tools etc.

                                    As this is becoming a very popular craft, but there is no real provision within the categories.

                                    5 votes
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                                    • Membership only by Approval

                                      I have written to the Folksy operators to suggest that membership of Folksy should be "juried" or, perhaps a more appropriate term, "following approval". Folksy has a clear and serious problem dealing with the removal of unsuitable shops, products and applicants from the listings. This is primarily due to the easy, more-or-less-instant application process that is currently used.

                                      Applications should include not only the person's UK address details but also a general description of the goods to be sold, along with actual images of a few products. It does mean that Folksy staff would have to manually check and approve…

                                      8 votes
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                                      • Shopkeeping

                                        Please please can we have the Shopkeeping page on separate pages (like the listings page). I have over 900 items and my ipad crashes when I try to load the page to move my newest listings to the top. Alternatively why on earth aren't the newest items automatically shown first anyway!!

                                        10 votes
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                                        • Larger area for description & bulk upload photos

                                          When listing a product can the description area be bigger so I can see all I am writing and can I upload all my 5 photos at once instead of one at a time.

                                          I have just joined and can add products twice as fast on my own website and three times on E*sy and Eb*y. I love the idea of a British craft site but am dissapointed by the backend set up.

                                          I dont really expect to get some interest in my Folksy site untill I have at least 50 products listed but at this rate it will be…

                                          4 votes
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